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Keillor Name Meaning

Scottish (Perthshire and Angus): habitational name from a place in Angus called Keilor. The placename is perhaps from Gaelic coille or Pictish cell- + a collective or placename forming suffix -or.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kellow, Keville, Meylor, Killin, Keller, Koller, Mellor, Melillo

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Where is the Keillor family from?

You can see how Keillor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keillor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Keillor families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 18 Keillor families living in Ontario. This was about 31% of all the recorded Keillor's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Keillor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keillor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keillor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Keillor. 67% of Keillor men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Carpenter
    17%
  • Engineer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Keillor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keillor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 825 immigration records available for the last name Keillor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 599 military records available for the last name Keillor. For the veterans among your Keillor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keillor lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Keillor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Keillor in 1949 was 41, and 86 in 2004.

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